Joffrey Ballet Performs The Nutcracker

Auditorium Theatre - 50 E. Congress Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60605

Joffrey Ballet performs The Nutcracker
Joffrey Ballet performs The Nutcracker

See Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s production of The Nutcracker in this breath-taking performance by the Joffrey Ballet.

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Start Date: Friday, December 20, 2019
End Date: Saturday, December 28, 2019
Time: 7pm or 2pm
Location: Auditorium Theatre – 50 E. Congress Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60605
Cost: $67 – $131 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)

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This fresh adaptation of the timeless Christmas ballet is set during the historic 1893 Chicago World’s Fair and centers on Marie — a young, impoverished girl from the South Side whose parents work at the fair. On the night before Christmas, a magical nutcracker guides Marie through a beautiful dreamland based on the World’s Fair and the many exotic people, animals and places represented there. With Tchaikovsky’s eternal music played by the Chicago Philharmonic, this electrifying work from one of the world’s foremost choreographers leaps into Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre.

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